sunflower wedding cake

SUNFLOWER WEDDING…COUNTRY STYLE!!!

Last month I had the pleasure to make a sunflower cake for a couple (Sara & Steven) who came from Texas to Miami to celebrate their beautiful wedding!! The wedding seemed like a photo shoot for the uniqueness of all the decorations, but it was a real wedding!! The amazing and beautiful photos are from  Diego and Vanessa in Miami.

sunflower wedding cakeIts obvious that the theme was Sunflowers but look how they paid attention to the minimal details and make the wedding really special!!!

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The mansion where they get married was perfect for the occasion and they dressed amazingly charming!!

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I didn't see the couple but the bride had a beautiful dress with cowboy boots covered by the long beautiful dress matching this detail with  the bridesmaids. The grooms and the guys had cowboy hats.

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I adore all the details and the singularity of all the elements

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01_Details_2016-03-05_Sara+Steven_007-X2 Of course I made the cake which was very simple and the main elements were the sunflowers.

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This is the picture that I to ok before the cake left....I always do it just in case....

Photo credit: Diego & Vanessa. Party Rentals: Imperial Party Rentals

sunflowerwedcakeHope that you have enjoyed the pics as much as I did!! What about you guys...would you get married with a specific theme or you prefer to go simple and traditional??? I would love to hear from you!!!

Remember that next week I will be at Soflo in Miami teaching two beautiful classes....have you booked your seat? you can make it now here

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And if you cannot attend, you can check my next live classes here. I will be traveling to different countries and I finally I will meet some of you guys who live far away from me!! Stay tune for new dates and new countries so soon. Dont leave it for the last minute...spaces are limited!!!

By the way Nicholas Lodge has just launched a brand new Craftsy Class where he shows how to make realistic sunflower sugar flowers in different ways which is great!!! Take the discount here

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edible gold confetti tutorial

How To Make Gold Edible Confetti!!

Recently I was asked by one of my long time clients to make a trio cakes for her beautiful birthday sweet table. She wanted to have a main navy blue cake with some hot pink decorations and two little ones with the same color combo This blue is so trendy  and make the table super beautiful as the hot pink make a beautiful contrast!! . She thought in one of my cakes from my second Craftsy class and I loved the idea of transforming the design with these new color combination, which I absolutely looove!!! 

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 I thought in making the small cakes very simple, keeping the same line as the main one. I opted to decorate one with some gold edible confetti and little sugar flowers and the other one with some chocolate dripping painted in gold.

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There are different ways to make these confetti or sequins. The most common is to make fondant cut outs and paint them with gold but I find it very messy and takes forever. Kara has also a different technique making them with gelatin if you want to check it out. As I am always run out of time, I thought in something more simple and fast, so I came out with this idea:

You will need to have:

  1. One sheet of wafer paper

  2. Edible gold leaf

  3. Small circle puncher

  4. Piping gel

  5. Paintbrush

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I apply piping gel to the wafer paper sheet section that I want to cover with gold leaf. Make sure that all the surface is well coated without any gap.

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I put the gold leaf on top of the wafer paper making sure that is  in the section coated with piping gel

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I peel off the gold leaf very carefully

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And here we have a super shinny gold wafer paper!!

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Now the only thing that we have to do is cut the confetti with one puncher. I used a school one but you can find those more crafty that sell with different sizes, but remember that confetti is small. 

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Once you have all the confetti or sequins ready,  you just need to attach them to the cake adding a little pipping gel to the back of the pieces with a paintbrush.

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Look how something so simple can make a cake gorgeous!!!

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These two little simple cakes are the perfect match for the main cake!!!

There is a Class from Stevi Auble who is the master of the wafer paper and she teaches lots of different techniques, very easy to make and have incredible Birthday cakes using wafer paper. Check here her class!!! 

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If you want to learn how to make this beautiful cake, you can take my online class Fondant Fashionista Cakes with Style. The best thing of this class is that you can have a first seat row and ask me as many questions as you need. Also the class include some templates to help you build these beautiful bows in an easy way. You will learn also how to make the complete 5 stunning designs that will make a wow in any celebration. Take advantage now of the 50% discount here

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Check out also my live classes here

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